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Susan K. Sankova, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Anesthesiology Director of Medical Student Education

Additional Title:

Associate Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program and Education Committee Co-Chair



Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-9980

Phone (Secondary):

(410) 328-9813


(410) 328-3092

Education and Training

1998 - 2002 - B.A., Biology, Harvard University (cum laude)
2005 - 2009 - M.D., Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine
2009 - 2012 - Residency, Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University
2013 - 2016 - Residency, Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University
2016 - 2017 - Fellowship, Cardiac Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins University

Highlighted Publications


  1. Mondal S, Sankova S, Lee K, Sorensen E, Kaczorowski D, Mazzeffi M. Intraoperative and Early Postoperative Management of Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 16;S1053-0770(20)30374-8. DOI: 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.04.015. PMID: 32505605. 2020
  2. Deshpande SP, Sankova S, Dorsey N, Dawood MY, Tanaka K. Transcatheter tricuspid valve-in valve replacement-hope for the forgotten valve!. Korean J Anesthesiol. 73(3), 264-266. doi: 10.4097/kja.20104. Epub 2020 Mar 12. PMID: 32160737. 2020
  3. Chow JH, Abuelkasem E, Sankova S, Henderson RA, Mazzeffi MA, Tanaka KA. Reversal of Vasodilatory Shock: Current Perspectives on Conventional, Rescue, and Emerging Vasoactive Agents for the Treatment of Shock. Anesth Analg. 130(1), 15-30. PMID: 31348056. 2020


Awards and Affiliations

2016    Resident Teaching Award, Johns Hopkins University

Professional Activity

2013    Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists
2016    Member, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
2016    Member, American Society of Echocardiography